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HER Number:MDV26118
Name:Quarry south of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge


Small quarry visible and recorded on later 20th century aerial photographs. Represent the remains of a 19th /20th century stone cutting industry.


Grid Reference:SX 631 747
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW274
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/309

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XX - 1800 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Area of workings shown on the mid-290th century historic map. Not shown on the earlier versions, dating to the 19th / early 20th century.

National Monuments Record, 1969 - 1976, NMR SX6373, 1/152 (Aerial Photograph). SDV234379.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Small quarry visible on 1969 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 26/06/1989 (Website). SDV360651.

Centred at SX62937479. Three small stone quarries and numerous stone pits located on a steep northern slope are the remains of a 19th / 20th centruy stone cutting industry. Of minor archaeological significance (citing Fetcher, M. J., 26/06/1989, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigators Comments).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234379Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1969 - 1976. NMR SX6373. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1/152.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85183 ]
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 26/06/1989.

Associated Monuments

MDV91514Related to: Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV25969Related to: Quarry east of Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV51544Related to: Quarry west of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV27236Related to: Streamworks at Muddilake, north of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2018 9:27AM